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PLEASE NOTE:

♦   This page contains only a sampling of sound clips. Visit the individual sections of the website (like Choral Music, etc.) to discover more sound clips.

♦   Click on the name of a piece to hear the sound clip.

♦   If a YouTube video is available for a piece, you will see that indicated.
You can also visit my YouTube channel to see all 68 of my music videos.

♦   All the sound clips on this website are copyright by Peter Bloesch, with all rights reserved. Any unauthorized use or duplication is prohibited.



~  CHORAL MUSIC  ~



Choral Music — A Cappella

♦  The pieces below were professionally performed by Matthew Curtis of Choral Tracks:

"Have You Forgotten?" (orig. comp.)  /  YouTube Video  /  More info
"Deck the Halls" (arr.)  /  YouTube Video  /  More info
"There Is No Rose of Such Virtue" (orig. comp.)  /  YouTube Video  /  More info
"Ding Dong! Merrily on High" (arr.)  /  YouTube Video  /  More info
"Death, Be Not Proud" (orig. comp.)  /  YouTube Video  /  More info
"Afton Water" (arr. of a Scottish folk song)  /  YouTube Video  /  More info
"Silent Night" (arr.)  /  YouTube Video  /  More info
"Old Joe Clark" (arr. of an American folk song)  /  YouTube Video  /  More info
"Night" (orig. comp.)  /  YouTube Video  /  More info
"You Spotted Snakes" (orig. comp.)  /  YouTube Video  /  More info
"The Coventry Carol" (orig. comp.)  /  YouTube Video  /  More info
"Out of Your Sleep, Arise and Wake!"
 (orig. comp.)  /  YouTube Video  /  More info
"Behold a Simple, Tender Babe" (orig. comp.)  /  YouTube Video  /  More info
"Methinks I See an Heavenly Host" (orig. comp.)  /  YouTube Video  /  More info
"Loch Lomond"
 (arr.)  /  YouTube Video  /  More info
"Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day?" (orig. comp.)  /  YouTube Video  /  More info


Choral Music — With Keyboard Accompaniment

♦  The pieces below were professionally performed by Matthew Curtis of Choral Tracks:

"Sleep" (orig. comp.)  /  YouTube Video  /  More info
"All This Night Shrill Chanticleer" (orig. comp.)  /  YouTube Video  /  More info
"All Through the Night" (orig. comp.)  /  YouTube Video  /  More info
"She's Like the Swallow" (arr.)  /  YouTube Video  /  More info
"The First Nowell" (orig. comp.) 
/  YouTube Video  /  More info
"Simple Gifts" (arr.)  /  YouTube Video  /  More info
"This Endris Night" (orig. comp.)  /  YouTube Video  /  More info
"Balulalow" (orig. comp.)  /  YouTube Video  /  More info
"Jesus Christ the Apple Tree" (orig. comp.)  /  YouTube Video  /  More info
"Shenandoah" (arr.)  /  YouTube Video  /  More info
"See, Amid the Winter's Snow" (orig. comp.)  /  YouTube Video  /  More info
"My Heart Is Like a Singing Bird" (orig. comp.)  /  More info
"Psalm 121 (I Will Lift Up Mine Eyes)" (orig. comp.)  /  YouTube Video  /  More info
"Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day" (arr.)  /  YouTube Video  /  More info
"My Love Is Like a Red, Red Rose"
 (arr.)  /  YouTube Video  /  More info


Choral Music — Holiday Arrangements with Chamber Orchestra

(Note: These pieces are currently not available for performance.)

"Go, Tell It on the Mountain!"  /  YouTube Video
"On This Day Earth Shall Ring"  /  YouTube Video
"The Seven Joys of Mary"  /  YouTube Video
"Ding Dong! Merrily on High"  /  YouTube Video
"See, Amid the Winter's Snow"  /  YouTube Video   
"The Holly and the Ivy"  /  YouTube Video
"I Saw Three Ships"  YouTube Video
"In the Bleak Midwinter"  /  YouTube Video (of the piano acc. version)
"Joy to the World"  /  YouTube Video



~  FILM & ORCHESTRAL MUSIC  ~



Film Music:  "A Friend Indeed: The Bill Sackter Story"

Below are excerpts from my inspirational film score:

End Credits  /  YouTube Video
Bill Moves to Iowa  /  YouTube Video
Opening Credits  /  YouTube Video
Movie Trailer
Film Company Logo

♦  To hear more sound clips from this film, click here.
♦  To learn more about this film, click here.


Concert Suite from "A Friend Indeed: The Bill Sackter Story"

The following pieces are selections from my "A Friend Indeed ~ Concert Suite," which is a concert work based on the themes from my film score.
"Bill's Theme"    /    "Bill's Triumph" — excerpt
To hear sound clips from the actual film score, click here.


Orchestral Program Music

"In a Hurry"  (Portraying the hustle and bustle of a big city)  /  YouTube Video
"The Journey Home"  (A tribute to my home state of North Carolina)  /  YouTube Video
"The Escape"  (Action/Adventure music)  —  Beginning of piece   /   End of piece
"The Fire" — excerpt  (Suspenseful music)
"Learning the Truth"  (Dramatic music)   
"The Secret Treehouse"  (Children's Adventure music)  YouTube Video
"Ireland ~ Land of Beauty"  (A tribute to the Emerald Isle) YouTube Video
"A Life of Honor"  (Americana music)
"Night of Reflection"  (Pensive music for nighttime)  /  YouTube Video


Television Music (while working with Mike Post)

"L.A. Law" —  Opening scene  /  Romantic scene
"Law & Order" —  Dramatic scene



~  INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC  ~



"Remembrances"

A string arrangement of Dvořák's "Songs My Mother Taught Me" and the traditional folk song "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" — For more information, click here.

♦  To hear the entire piece, click here.  (This is a large file, since the piece is ca. 8 mins.)
♦  Or, select from the following four excerpts:
Beginning of the piece  /  Middle of "Songs My Mother Taught Me"  /
Transition from "Songs My Mother Taught Me" into "Twinkle"  /   Ending of the piece


"A Holiday Suite" for Flute, Viola, and Guitar

"Wassail!"  /  YouTube Video
"I Saw Three Ships"  /  YouTube Video
"Away in a Manger"  /  YouTube Video  
"Ding Dong! Merrily on High"  /  YouTube Video

For more information on this music, click here.


Spillville Variations on a Theme by Dvorak

A set of 15 variations (each by a different composer) based on a theme by Dvořák, and scored for flute, viola, and guitar. My variation is a fugue based on the theme.
Main theme (transcribed by Jan Boland)  /  My variation (a fugue)
For more information on this music, click here.


Violin Sonatina

I. Andante  /  II. Allegro energico  /  III. Molto tranquillo  (YouTube Video of mvt. 3)
For more information on this piece, click here.



~  CHURCH MUSIC  ~



Hymn Arrangements

(Note: These pieces are currently not available for performance.)

"Joy to the World"  /  YouTube Video
"It Came Upon the Midnight Clear"  /  YouTube Video
"All Hail the Power of Jesus' Name"  /  YouTube Video


Choral Church Music

"Psalm 150" (Praise Ye the Lord!)/  More info
"Sing We All! 'Tis Christmas Morning"  /  YouTube Video  /  More info

* Sound clip coming soon


Organ Music

"Of the Father's Love Begotten"  (Postlude)  /  YouTube Video  /  More info
"Blessed Be That Maid, Mary"  (Offertory)  /  More info
Note: "Blessed Be That Maid Mary" is a noisy recording, but a wonderful performance!


"A Christmas Interlude for Strings"

This offertory is an arrangement of "In the Bleak Midwinter" and "Quem Pastores."
Hear excerpt  (This is not a professional recording.)
Note:  This piece is c
urrently not available for performance.


"A Christmas Interlude for Oboe and Organ"

This offertory is an arrangement of "Lo, How a Rose" and "The Sussex Carol."
Sound clip  (This is not a professional recording.)  YouTube Video  /  More info


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